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From: R0b0t1 <r030t1@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Anyone using gentoo on POWER?
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 06:47:06
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Anyone using gentoo on POWER? by ""
1 Availability is okay. As long as you're not trying to run a prefix
2 installation from AIX a almost everything should work out of the box.
3 Programs that are heavily optimized may fail due to lack of code paths for
4 POWER8/9 but that is fairly rare.
6 Toolchain problems are most common.
8 On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 7:04 PM, Taiidan@×××.com <Taiidan@×××.com> wrote:
10 > It is my understanding that both little and big endian work on the
11 > regular "linux" POWER9 machines so that you can use gentoo which is
12 > ppc64 not ppc64le for some reason - and I was wondering what peoples
13 > experiences are with this? what is package availability like? any
14 > problems? etc etc.
15 >
16 > Thanks!
17 >